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Clifton Mill, Millhouse and Attached Millstream Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Deddington, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9834 / 51°59'0"N

Longitude: -1.285 / 1°17'5"W

OS Eastings: 449202

OS Northings: 231900

OS Grid: SP492319

Mapcode National: GBR 7TV.RXP

Mapcode Global: VHCWN.PD1W

Entry Name: Clifton Mill, Millhouse and Attached Millstream Bridge

Listing Date: 5 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200212

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243856

Location: Deddington, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Deddington

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Deddington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP43SE DEDDINGTON B4031
(North side)
Clifton
3/132 Clifton Mill, Millhouse and
attached millstream bridge

II
Watermill, millhouse and bridge. C17 and C19. Coursed limestone rubble and
coursed squared marlstone with ashlar dressings and some wooden lintels;
concrete plain-tile and Welsh-slate roofs. L-shaped plan. Mill, of 2 storeys
plus loft, is in 2 builds, the larger to east mainly C17 and built of limestone.
Its road front includes 2 small windows, with moulded-stone surrounds, flanking
a central opening with chamfered jambs and a stone lintel, to extreme right is a
stable-type door, and to extreme left a wide segmental-arched opening with a
chamfered ashlar surround; first floor has 2-light casements flanking a loading
door. Right end wall has a further loading door above 2 blocked windows with
moulded stone surrounds. The C19 section is taller and has marlstone-ashlar
dressings. Millhouse, returning at rightangles from it, is an irregular 5-window
range of 2 storeys and of several builds, although probably mainly c17; it is
part limestone and part marlstone and has renewed casements, some retaining
chamfered lintels. Steep-pitched roof has 2 weatherboarded gables and 2 brick
stacks. Interior: Mill has a metal breast-shot wheel and fairly complete wood
and metal gear, but formerly had a second wheel. Bridge over tailrace, carrying
the B4031, is in coursed rubble with a C19 brick segmental arch; plain parapet
has flat copings and extends approximately 20 metres to west,
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p107; Foreman, W.: Oxfordshire Mills, 1983; p104)


Listing NGR: SP4920231900

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